endurance

Western States a mobile feast for runners

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a two-part series covering fueling strategies for the upcoming Western States Endurance Run.A friend once said that an ultraru ...

Long journeys worth it for Armstrong, Greenwood

Even in Christchurch, New Zealand, Vajin Armstrong heard the legends and read the stories about the birthplace of ultrarunning. He visited on Saturday, but he wasn’t just an idle ...

All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Tevis competitors go with the flow

For a couple of heavily involved Foresthill High students, homecoming week means a whirlwind of activity. So when the Tevis Cup endurance ride was pushed back to Saturday from its ...

Powell’s passion leads to ‘Progress’

Bryon Powell is torn. He loves his job. He also loves to run. Thus his dilemma on June 25, when he is scheduled to toe the starting line at the Western States Endurance Run. A thre ...

Mackey motors on the trail

Dave Mackey isn’t sure if the Western States Endurance Run will be on his schedule this summer. After the veteran runner outlasted a host of talented, younger competitors at Satu ...

Finkbeiner, Wolfe shine at Way Too Cool

COOL — You might say running is in Christian Finkbeiner’s blood. The 17-year-old junior from Placer darted to a 10th-place finish at the Way Too Cool 50-kilometer trail race ...

Roes chases down his foes

There were moments Saturday when Geoff Roes couldn’t help but question the blistering pace of the leaders at the Western States Endurance Run. By Saturday evening, Roes was sett ...

Rookies rule, records fall

A course that has humbled countless rookies was no match for two fresh faces. Geoff Roes became the first in Western States Endurance Run history to break the course record in his ...

What a ride for Engsberg

Tears accompanied Alison Bailey’s hoots and hollers Saturday night shortly after Sarah Engsberg rode across the finish line at the 54th Tevis Cup endurance ride. Engsberg fulfil ...